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About 1700m above sea level6000ft above sea level

A good way to meet local runners is to participate in a parkrun. Wits parkrun, Bezuidenhout parkrun, Westbury parkrun and Rietvlei parkrun are some of the parkruns in this area.

Ruimsig Stadium is a track close to Johannesburg and it's open to the public. It has electric lighting for those fall evening workouts.

Good to know about running in Johannesburg

Johannesburg is located at a high altitude. It is usually a good idea to reduce your training the first days when you arrive at high altitude and adjust your paces for the remainder of your stay.
If you want to run on lower altitudes you have Pretoria, Madibeng Local Municipality and Ngwathe Local Municipality within reasonable distance.

Your favourite running surface in Johannesburg

For those who like to run on soft surfaces, these are recommended: the course of Delta parkrun, the course of Roodepoort parkrun and the course of Bryanston parkrun.

Those looking for a course with hard surface can go to Johannesburg Botanical Gardens.

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Great running spots in Johannesburg

Johannesburg Botanical Gardens

Group runs in Johannesburg

Rietvlei parkrun | Westbury parkrun | Bezuidenhout parkrun | Wits parkrun | Bells Inn parkrun

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Running tracks in Johannesburg

Johannesburg Stadium | UJ Stadium | Union Stadium | Wits Education Campus | AW Muller Stadium | 400m synthetic track

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Weather in Johannesburg

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Open to the public
Mark as open if it is closed due to COVID-19 but open usually.
Free of charge
Has lighting
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Close to Johannesburg

Soweto | Randburg | Roodepoort | Sandton | Mogale City Local Municipality | Randfontein Local Municipality | Westonaria Local Municipality | Midvaal Local Municipality | Emfuleni Local Municipality | Lesedi Local Municipality